The role of the Research Editor, Special Interest People (SIP) is to research, compile and update for Dow Jones Risk & Compliance accurate and complete profiles of individuals who meet specific coverage criteria. The team updates and maintains the Special Interest global database of individuals who are alleged to have committed offences above a specific financial threshold in particular crime categories.
The Research Editor is responsible for monitoring relevant news from a portfolio of countries in order to identify individuals who meet the Special Interest criteria. News monitoring is carried out through Factiva, the group’s main research tool, although other electronic and non-electronic published sources may be consulted in order to obtain biographical data.
Within the profile, the Research Editor must accurately summarise in fluent English events relating to the individual and the reported allegations. The Research Editor must also monitor news for updates relating to the individuals covered to ensure the profiles are kept up to date.
In extracting data from Factiva sources, the editor must adhere to a set of coverage guidelines.
The Research Editor is also responsible for researching and producing enhanced due diligence reports on companies and individuals to support the Dow Jones Due Diligence business, and will be required to contribute to other projects relating to the research and analysis of information relating to individuals.
Excellent research skills and attention to detail are required.
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